Birds of a feather?

The University of San Francisco (USF) today announced the lineup of speakers and honorary degree recipients at the university’s eight commencement ceremonies, taking place Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20. Over 2300 graduate and undergraduate students will participate in the ceremonies at … [Read More...]

A devastatingly large number

Pro-life activists put together a vivid visual on Capitol Hill Wednesday: more than 196,000 baby socks spilling out of dozens of baskets piled up on the Capitol Lawn just yards from where Congress meets. It was a graphic and winsome way to remind Congress what’s at stake in the battle against … [Read More...]

Will editing your baby’s genes soon become mandatory?

Designing a baby, or editing the genes of an unborn child, strikes many as risky, unseemly, unnatural, unethical, or likely to lead to a dystopian future of one sort or another. Still, I predict that within my lifetime, the United States will arrest, try, and convict some parents for refusing to … [Read More...]

Relics of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina to tour the United States

Relics of the renowned 20th century mystic and healer, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina – better known as Padre Pio – will be touring several Archdioceses and Dioceses in the United States of America, between May 6 and May 21, and from September 16 to October 1, 2017. The relics will be on display to the … [Read More...]

Another damning video released by Center for Medical Progress New undercover video shows Dr. Mary Gatter, the Planned Parenthood senior executive who infamously laughed “I want a Lamborghini” about payments for aborted fetal parts, again haggling over per-specimen pricing for livers, lungs, and brains, even while … [Read More...]

‘Woman priest’ to speak at Jesuit School of Theology

Part of a series of events at the Jesuit School of Theology on The Papal Commission on Women Deacons: On Tuesday, May 2, there will be a panel discussion on "Women Responding to the Call to Ministry in the Church" at the Gesu Chapel, Jesuit School of Theology. Reception to follow. This panel … [Read More...]

California Pro-Life Democrats react to DNC chair’s statements

California ProLife Democrats today repudiated the recent proclamations by DNC chair Tom Perez, who declared last week that only those who unreservedly embrace unlimited abortion-on-demand would be approved by Party leadership. "The oppressive tenor of the state and national Democrat Party … [Read More...]

Trump administration won’t drop contraceptive mandate appeal

With President Donald Trump’s administration signaling that it is not dropping the HHS mandate cases against religious non-profits, plaintiffs are concerned that the action does not reflect promises made during the presidential campaign. “The government has a chance to do the right thing here. It … [Read More...]

“Catholics must come to grips with the issue of abortion”

A candlelight procession brought to a close the Spring 2017 campaign of 40 Days for Life, the sixteenth campaign held in the Diocese of San Jose. More than fifty people braved the rain for the walk from Saint Leo the Great Church, down Race Street to Planned Parenthood on The Alameda, for a final … [Read More...]

Students for Life weeklong event underway at University of San Diego

An in-depth recognition of the preciousness, value, respect and dignity of life will be celebrated at the University of San Diego April 24-28 as the 11th annual L.I.F.E. (Life is For Everyone) Week is held and hosted by the University Ministry-sponsored Students for Life organization. The purpose … [Read More...]

Cal State Dominguez Hills does about-face on pro-life group

A pro-life group at Cal State Dominguez Hills will be allowed to partake in a social justice fair after all, a decision that comes in the wake of media and legal attention on the matter, club members told The College Fix on Monday. Citing a “miscommunication,” student fair organizers at the … [Read More...]

Morning-after pill at UC Davis vending machine

The following comes from an Apr. 21 story in the Sacramento Bee. A vending machine at UC Davis dispensing an emergency contraceptive, known as the morning-after pill, may be one of the first of its kind on a university campus. The machine was installed at the Activities and Recreation Center … [Read More...]

How sad the other children would be

The following comes from an Apr. 24 email from the Helpers of God’s Precious Infants. Report from the third week of April, 2017 Around 8:45 am an Hispanic couple in their late 20s-early 30s was slowly walking toward the entrance to the abortion center.  They spoke only Spanish, but the … [Read More...]

San Francisco Plans Marriage Chain- April 30

  The following was sent via email to Cal Catholic last week from this website.   Modeled after the national life-chain movement, a San Francisco marriage leader, Ted Kirk, has organized the first educational Marriage Truth Chain in the nation for Sunday, April 30. "Many people … [Read More...]